We write about peoples’ lives – that’s what I tried to never forget.

Be mindful of accuracy, go to the scene and get it right because what is printed is often hard to forget.

Rarely did I write specifically about my own life, but today I’m breaking the rules. As I glance across a nearly empty desk scattered with dust, the pictures are all boxed up, the last of my career at the Pocono Record ends on Friday.

I’ve heard of last calls and last hurrahs, but never a word for a writer’s last column.

Well, this is it.

My last column lands on the sports page because I thought it was fitting. For many years, I wrote a Thursday column for sports and so

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